Leadership and Innovation Program

Specifically designed for forward-thinking senior executives who are ready to rethink and revitalize their approach to business and technical challenges.The program consists of 3 modules held in Hong Kong/Shenzhen taught face-to-face by MIT faculty, plus one elective course at the MIT Campus, Boston.


Leadership and Innovation Program

Small business or large corporation, if your goal is to lead a thriving organization through today’s volatile economic landscape, you must first master the ability to innovate and lead change. The MIT Professional Education Innovation and Leadership Program is a part-time program of strategic resources designed to help you do just that. Here, you can develop the pivotal fusion of skills, knowledge, and perspective crucial to leading business and technological innovation.

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The MIT innovation and leadership programs will enable you to anticipate market needs and grow your organization's capacity to innovate, so you can improve top-line and bottom-line performance while building sustainable advantage.

Who Should Attend

1、Leaders of innovative teams, or teams that wish to be innovative

2、Professionals from startups and multinational companies, non-profits and the public sector

3、Marketing, sales, finance, and project management teams

4、Engineers and project team leads who want to be leaders

5、Entrepreneurs and aspiring entrepreneurs

Program Curriculum

Design Thinking: A Practical Approach for Innovation

We live in an age of exponential change in which rapid innovation is disrupting and unseating incumbent products industries, creating new technological frontiers, and challenging nearly everything we think we know about business. ...

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Leading Innovative Team

This course brings MIT’s motto-mens et manus, or mind to hand – to life. It will challenge you to unleash your innovative strengths and emerge a stronger, more innovative leader...

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Radical Innovation

Ten years ago, traditional players such as Nokia, Ericsson, and Motorola dominated the mobile phone industry. Three years ago, the hottest phones were by Samsung and Apple.

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Courses at the MIT Campus

Students enrolled in this program need to attend a 2-3 day module at MIT campus offered by MIT Professional Education. List of possible courses available include:

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Program Faculty

Federico Casalegno

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Associate Professor of the Practice

Director of the MIT Mobile Experience Lab

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David Niño

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Senior Lecturer

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Sanjay Sarma

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Vice President for Opening Learning.

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